New York, NY (Top40 Charts / CBGB)
Hundreds of bands will be invading more than 50 venues throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. Featured artists include Jane's Addiction, Devo, Dirty South, Robert Delong, Billy Idol, Surfer Blood, We Are Scientists, Cheeky Parade, Face the King, Midnight Mob, Ex Cops, Walking Papers featuring Duff McKagan and many more.
Between the two main stages lies 6 blocks of FREE activities including: rock climbing wall, surf simulator, Guitar Hero challenge, classic arcade games, a "dunk the punk" tank, cupcake building, a smashing pumpkins booth dedicated to children to literally smash pumpkins and more.
In the spirit of CBGB, there will be a photo graffiti wall, 2 acoustic stages, and free haircuts, styling and temporary tattoos by Rudy's Barbershop. The salon's lounge waiting area will also be serving iced coffee courtesy of Caffe Vita. The Red Bull skate ramp and Two Boots Pizza's pizza eating contest are back again this year.
EXPRESS will be the official sponsor of the VIP artist lounge on Sunday, October 12th during the CBGB Times Square
event. EXPRESS will create an interactive environment that showcases the brand's modern, sexy style. The lounge will serve as a place to recharge for top headliners before hitting the red carpet and in between sets. For all the behind-the-scenes action, be sure to follow @expressrunway on Instagram.
beach themed activities including a mobile beach station, cabanas, a velcro jump wall and photo areas will be hosted by The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitor's Bureau as part of their Hello Sunny campaign.
Road Recovery, NYC's All Stars
Project, Bobbi & the Strays, Swab a Cheek, Save a Life, and more will participate in this year's charity awareness row.
Brooklyn Navy Yard comes to Broadway showcasing one of a kind pieces from various artisans and craftsmen.
The CBGB Festival also announces two VIP Packages available to Jane's Addiction
and Devo die-hard fans!
The Jane's Addiction
VIP Package includes access to the Icon Award Ceremony honoring Jane's Addiction
who will be in attendance to accept the award at Center 548 on Saturday, October 11th from 9:00pm - 10:30pm. The ticket will also include a VIP Viewing Experience
in Times Square, Sunday October 12th.
The Devo VIP package includes tickets to the screening of Hardcore Devo Live! at Village East Cinema on Friday, October 10th from 7:30pm - 9:00pm, as well as a ticket to The VIP Viewing Experience
in Times Square, Sunday October 12th.
The Times Square
VIP Viewing Experience
includes access to the catered VIP tent and exclusive viewing area in front of the main stage. Each package can be purchased for $100 at the links below. Devo: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/devo-vip-package-tickets-13540641423
Starting today, exclusive last-minute ticketing partner, YPlan, will feature a customized CBGB Collection where mobile users can buy tickets in just two taps. Find out more at www.yplanapp.com.
NEWLY ADDED BANDS:
(DJ Set), Murphy's Law, The Echo Friendly, The Rooks, Fort Lean, Chamber Band, Emily Danger, Mariko, Late Guest at the Party, Dwayne Shivers, Shark Week, Sol Cat, Elijah Ford and the Bloom, Marco
with Love, Fife and Drom, The Roofers Union, Start Making Sense, Boy Toy, Sinaloha, Michael Golden, Matt Sucich, Claire London, Jenn Friedman, Pete from Tattoo Money, The Black
Owls, Handsome Jack, The Confidentials, Dead Leaf Echo, Sisters of Your Sunshine
Vapor, Bootblacks, Diavel, Autodrone, Dragonfly 13, L Train, Rory, The For Everest, The Britanys, Crime X Sense, Ole Fateful, Graveyard Lovers, Carleigh Jade, City of the Sun, Crazy Pills, The Marquee, Upstate Rubdown, American Echos, The Morning Sea, Ponyhof, Oil Boom, Son of Stan, 5J Barrow, Miriam, Matte Black, Buzzherd, Toy Cities, D'Arkestra, Noise NY, Star and Sea, Stephen Babcock, Sanginistas, Elliot and the Ghost, Ten Ton Mojo, Rowboat Casino, Los Lotharios, Super Monkey Death Grip, Mark Crozer, Chucklehead, Saturday Drive, Terra Stigma, Blackfires, The Black
Soft, XNY, Blithedale Romance, Secret Cutter, Primitive Weapons, American Darlings, Dead Waves, Stuyvesant, Hollywood Anderson, Mercury Morning, Session 73, Memoryy, We Ride On, Secret Islands, Miscegenator, Meg Berry, Tatiana, Mickey Cupid, The Parkers, Monterey, Pending, Starbolt 9, Toxic Femmes, Party Lights, Sharkmuffin, Izzy Zay and the Inmates, Wise Girl, Echo Station, Nina, Dreamers, Viv & The Revival, Alexandra
& The Starlight Band, Band Lands, Magnolia
Memoir, Fly Panda, Pink Slips, Jay Kila, Aaron
Knight, The Phoenix
Within, Sail the Boat, Lost Romance, Hasina, Craig
Greenberg, Flatback and the Urban Ploughboys, Leeds, Ahmen, Cano, Reggie Mills, Heeney, FU, New York Junk, Minks Miracle Medicine, Blue Eyed Bettys, The Basic Brothers, Human Behavior, Silver
Dollars, and Arcane Insignia, & more!